All posts tagged "Korea"

  • (Yonhap)
    US stealth jets flying over S. Korea amid N. Korea standoff

    OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (AP) — Four U.S. F-22 stealth fighters flew over South Korea on Wednesday in a clear show of power against North Korea, a day after South Korea’s president warned of the North’s...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Kim Dong-wan of the South Korean boy band Shinhwa. (Yonhap)
    Shinhwa’s Kim Dong-wan gives 100K to wartime sex slaves

    Kim Dong-wan, 36, a member of first generation K-pop band Shinhwa, has been helping Korean victims of the Japanese military’s sexual enslavement of women, Star News reported Monday. The entertainment news outlet cited Nanoom House (House of...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • South Korea's Kim Hyun-soo holds the MVP award he received after beating the United States 8-0 in their final game at the Premier12 world baseball tournament at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi)
    Free agent outfielder Kim Hyun-soo with offers from ‘multiple’ MLB clubs: source

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean free agent outfielder Kim Hyun-soo has received offers from “multiple” Major League Baseball (MLB) clubs, an informed industry source told Yonhap News Agency on Friday. The source said that Kim has “concrete...

    • Posted December 4, 2015
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  • Lee Yong-baek's "Angel-Soldier," video still (Photo Seattle Art Museum)
    First major Korean contemporary art exhibit arrives in Seattle

    By The Korea Times Seattle staff A high-profile collection of Korean contemporary art has found its way to Seattle for the first time. Co-organized by South Korea’s National Museum of Contemporary Art and supported by the Korea...

    • Posted November 22, 2015
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  • Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Choo Sung-hoon (left) and Kim Dong-hyun (Korea Times file)
    UFC fighter Kim Dong-hyun to face Dominic Waters in Seoul

    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter Kim Dong-hyun will face the American fighter Dominic Waters at the promotion’s first-ever live event in Seoul, the UFC said Sunday. Kim (20-3-1), previously scheduled to fight Jorge Masvidal (29-9-0) in a...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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    Kim Sei Young battles rough conditions to lead at Blue Bay LPGA

    By Brian Han Only five players managed to shoot under par over 36 holes in the blustery conditions at the Blue Bay LPGA. South Korea’s Kim Sei Young will enter the weekend atop the leaderboard after shooting...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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  • Min Byung-hun of the Doosan Bears celebrates his go-ahead double in the fifth inning of Game 4 of the Korean Series against the Samsung Lions in Seoul on Oct. 30, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Doosan on verge of dethroning Samsung dynasty in KBO championship

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Doosan Bears squeezed past the Samsung Lions 4-3 at home on Friday to reach the verge of their first South Korean professional baseball championship in 14 years. Right-hander Non Kyung-eun pitched 5 2/3...

    • Posted October 30, 2015
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